Note 3 in the author's biography of Thomas Hood.

There is no doubt that a lawsuit, in which he was involved with his publisher, and the worry and anxiety that ensued, induced a state of health that led to his death much earlier than, in the course of nature, it might have been looked, for. I know that was the opinion of his physician. [138n].


Hall, S. C. A Book of Memories of Great Men and Women of the Age, from Personal Acquaintance. 3rd ed. London: J. S. Virtue, n.d.

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